Harry Kane hails "fantastic" England character

Day of mixed emotions for fearless Scotland and Celtic striker Leigh Griffiths

England were heading for a first qualifying defeat since October 2009 after Leigh Griffiths struck two glorious late free-kicks to wipe out substitute Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain's 70th-minute opener.

Meanwhile, England captain Harry Kane has described his last-gasp equaliser that broke Scotland's hearts as the greatest moment of his career so far.

However, Kane - wearing the captain's armband on the night - hit back in stoppage time to rescue a draw for the visitors and keep them two points clear at the top of World Cup qualifying Group F. "I did not know whether the keeper was going to come, so when I saw him stay on his line ... what a ball it was, and it was just a good side-foot into the net".

Three Lions boss Southgate and the senior England squad took a break from their preparations for Tuesday's friendly against France to watch the match.

Andrew Robertson believes Scotland can finish their 2018 World Cup qualification campaign with the four wins they might well need to get to Russian Federation.

"It was a tough ask to get back into the game from 1-0 down but we showed what we are about, great resilience but you can't switch off", he said.

"In terms of the task that we have got, that bit can't be underestimated, but we have to hope there are some young players in the U-21s and U-20s who can add to that".

Robertson said: "If you look at the fixtures we have got, we are capable of beating them all if we can perform like that (against England)".

Marcus Rashford will fill a similar position to that he is used to at Manchester United when lining up for England against Scotland.

Griffiths has already spent time in England, after being signed by Wolverhampton while the Black Country club was in the Premier League.

"The way the game panned out, it was a good point for us".

The 23-year-old said: "It looked like we're going to win the game and all of a sudden, it looks like we're going to lose".

The first proper chance came on 17 minutes when Kane - skippering England for the first time - beat the offside trap with lovely control inside Kieran Tierney, but blasted a left-footed half volley over the bar.

"We have four games left and we could win all of them".

The draw means England's cushion at the top of Group F has been narrowed to two points, but there remains confidence within the group that it is a matter of when rather than if they qualify for the World Cup.

"The first free-kick is careless, the second is a slip so I'm not sure there's a lot we could have done about that", he added.

He said: "We have a lot of competition in the more advanced positions in midfield but we've not got great cover in deeper positions in that department".

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